|IUMA: a flying fortress|
We were separated from our unit over Dusseldorf. There was flak all around us. the explosions lit up the night sky like a million firecrackers. Night bombing is frighteningly beautiful. One of the engines caught fire and by the time we put it out the rest of our unit was gone, lost in the darkness ahead. I knew that stragglers are vulnerable so I turned away and into a steep dive. We hit the deck screamming and headed for England...
Keywords: a flying fortress